Dr. Mehak Manzoor

Dr. Mehak Manzoor

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty of Science


Name: Specialization:
Dr. Mehak Manzoor Food Microbiology


Phd Microbiology 

Title of Research Work: Studies on the development of Moringa and Black carrot based food matrices for the delivery of iron and zinc with probiotic

Personal Interest


Working Experience

  • One year (oct 2019-oct 2020) research experience on industry based project entitled as high acidity vinegar production and optimization of process at Amity University,Jaipur
  • Currently Working as assistant professor in Down town university Guwhati Assam



  • Manzoor,M.,SharmaV.,Singh,D.,Sohal,J.S.,Aseri,G.K.,Khare,N.,...&Sharma,D.(2 021).Functional Pediococcus acidilactici BC1 for the revitalisation of ethnic black RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS: 3 carrot Kanji of Indian sub -continent. biocatalysis and agricultural biotechnology, 31,101921.
  •  Manzoor,M.,SharmaV.,Singh,D.,Sohal,J.S.,Aseri,G.K.,Khare,N.,Vij,S.,Sharma,D (2020).Probiotic & techno- functional traits of lactobacillus pentosus DS 2 isolated from naturally fermented plant beverage.International journal of research pharmaceutical sciences, 11 (4), 7417-7424
  •  Manzoor,M.Singh,D.,Sohal,J.S.,Aseri,G.K.,Vij,S.,Sharma,D (2021). Role of lacto-fermentation in reduction of anti nutrients in plant- based foods. Journal of applied biology in biotechnology, 9(3), 7-16.
  •  V.Sharma,D Singh,M Manzoor,AG Banpurkar,SK Satpute,D Sharma(2022).Characterisation and cyrotoxicity assessment of biosurfactant derived from Lactobacillus pentosus NCIM 2912.Brazilian journal of microbiology,53,327-340
  • Manzoor,M.,Sharma,D(2021).Role of plant based matrix in delivering probiotic benefits.ESN PUBLICATION
  •  Meena,K.,Sharma,V.,Manzoor,M.,Aseri,G.K,Sohal,J,S.,Singh,D.,Khare,N.,Sharm a ,D.,(2020).Mineral- enriched yeast biomass:A promising mineral food and feed supplement in edited book:Singh,J.,and Gehlot,P.(Eds).(2020).New and future developments in microbial biotechnology and bioengineering:Recent advances in application of fungi and fungal metabolites :Environmental industrial aspects .Elsevier.
  •  Sharma,D.,Manzoor,M.,Yadav,P.,Sohal,J.S.,Aseri,G.K., and Khare,N.,(2018).Bio-valorisation of dairy whey for bioethanol by stress tolerant yeast.In fungi and their role in sustainable development:Current prospectives.Springer,Singapore.
  •  Sharma,D.,Singh,D.,Manzoor,M.,Meena,K.,Sharma,V.,Butaney,K.,and Marbaniang,R.G.(2020).Realizing bioremediation through metagenomics:A technicalreview,Metagenosis:Techniques,Applications,Challenges& opportunities ,91-107.


Awards & Achievements

  • National Eligibility Test (NET) Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board – Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Qualified ASRB-ICAR NET examination with Roll No. 3130300969 for Assistant Professorship. 
  • Indian patent entitled ¨A formulation of fermented probiotics black carrot beverage using indigeneous strain and method thereof¨(Patent application number.202111007277) has been published on 8.oct.22